ART BELL, who dominated overnight radio on his syndicated "COAST TO COAST AM" for many years, died FRIDAY (4/13) at his home in PAHRUMP, NV at 72. No cause of death has been announced pending an autopsy later this week. For many years, Bell was heard locally in the late evenings on KFI AM640.
ART BELL served in the AIR FORCE and worked in MONTEREY, CA on both radio and TV before joining KDWN-A/LAS VEGAS for a local show in 1978, later moving into syndication as "COAST TO COAST AM" with a show consisting of talk about UFOs, ghosts, the paranormal, weather changes and more. He had enormous success with both listeners and advertisers. In later years, Bell retired and stepped away from the microphone. However, he made a brief return more than once.